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swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure